Thanks to its location just across the Mediterranean from Italy, you can find some great Italian food in Barcelona. With plenty of Italian restaurants and supermarkets carrying a wide range of products imported from Italy, it’s easy to get a good Italian meal when you’re craving one here in the city. And when you want to cook an authentic Italian meal at home, there’s nothing better to start with than a base of fresh pasta. So if you’re looking for some of the best fresh pasta shops in Barcelona, here are a few you won’t want to miss.
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La Castafore is a gourmet Italian product store located in the heart of the Eixample neighborhood in Barcelona. They specialize in the delicious fresh pasta that’s made every day in their factory. With thirty years of experience in the fresh pasta making business, the pasta from La Castafore is some of the very best in Barcelona. Their pasta is carefully crafted by hand in both standard and artisan forms by some of the best in the business. In addition to the fresh pasta, they offer a great selection of delicious cheeses, charcuteries, and wines from Italy and the rest of Europe.
Address: Carrer d’Aribau, 58, 08011 Barcelona
With two locations in the city, Los Italianos is an Italian supermarket that offers a wide range of imported products as well as homemade, artisanal fresh pasta, sauces, and Italian charcuteries. The store was opened by a family of Italian immigrants in Barcelona way back in 1939 and continues today in its third generation of ownership. They’re dedicated to providing top-quality products for their customers through artisanal elaboration and attention to detail. There you can find all types of homemade pasta, including ravioli, tortellini, spaghetti, pappardelle, gnocchi, and more.
Taller de Pasta
Taller de Pasta is a unique fresh pasta workshop and store in Eixample. They produce their pasta right in front of the customer with only the best quality seasonal ingredients. All ingredients go through a careful selection process based on origin and flavor, and they use local ingredients produced in Catalonia whenever possible. Their pasta is fresh, handmade in the Italian tradition without the use of preservatives or colorants. They even offer courses in fresh pasta making! For just 30€ for adults and €15 for children, you can attend a fresh pasta class there for an hour and a half. They’ll teach you how to knead, stretch, cut, and fill pasta and prepare fillings and sauces. After a workshop at Taller de Pasta, you’ll be making your own authentic Italian pasta at home in no time.
Addresses: Carrer del Bruc, 85, 08009 Barcelona